Characteristics of Largest Wetland in India
The Indian Sundarban covers the south-westernmost part of the delta, includes over 60% of the country’s mangrove forest region, and contains 90% of Indian mangrove species. The fascinating characteristics of the largest wetland in India, the Sunderbans, are listed below.
- The Sundarban Tiger Reserve is situated within the zone and is declared a “critical tiger habitat” under national law.
- The mangrove habitat sustains a noticeable population of tigers, possessing special aquatic hunting skills.
- The place offers habitat to many rare and globally threatened species like the Batagur Baska, Irrawaddy dolphin, and the fishing cat.
- The originality of Sunderbans is because of its biodiversity and supply of local, regional, and global services that help conserve critically endangered animal species.